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I bdrm house with lovely lake views
I bdrm house with lovely lake views
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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This cute fully self contained 1960's cottage on our property has lovely lake and mountain views. A 10 minute walk to the lake and 25 minutes into the centre of Wanaka. Wi-Fi and linen is included in the price. Property is a non smoking one.

The space

The cottage has a deck that enjoys both great views and the afternoon sun. It has a full size kitchen and dining area with a table that sits 6 comfortably. Freeview box, DVD player and music system supplied. The cottage also has a separate annex that has the washing machine, dryer, drying rack, ironing board and iron.

Guest access

There is parking right outside the door for one vehicle, turning is tight though.

Interaction with guests

Leigh is happy to offer local information if you would like that, just ask. Up to date brochures will also be available in the house.

Other things to note

We clean the house thoroughly before you arrive and then again after you leave but do not clean while you are staying, so please do keep the place clean and tidy. Our drive is a steep one but there is room to do a tight turn around at the top. The steep drive is the downside of being high for the great views.


Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 10AM

No smoking please, we are a smoke free property. If you do use the barbecue then please do clean it after use. Check in is after 2.00pm and check out is by 10.00am unless by prior arrangement. As we have Rimu floors please do not walk around inside in your ski boots and please do not leave the heating on when you are not in the cottage. ENJOY YOUR STAY!


Safety features
Smoke detector
Fire extinguisher

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39 Reviews

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Danielle User Profile
January 2017
Leigh and Brian are lovely hosts and their place is really nice. I don't think the photos do it justice really. The open-plan lounge, kitchen, dining room area is really spacious and open out onto a deck with fantastic views over the lake. Upon our arrival we immediately made ourselves comfortable on the deck with a wine and soaked in the scenery. The house has a fire and heat pump, which i imagine would be needed in winter! In summer the house is warm enough, but as the floors are wooden I'd recommend bringing your socks to keep your feet warm regardless of the season. The shower is divine; strong water pressure and gas heated. The kitchen has all the things you'd expect and there's a TV and a Bose music system as well. The house is a very convenient 20-minute stroll/4-minute drive along the lake to town. All up we were really impressed and would certainly return.

Jacqui User Profile
December 2016
Matai Rd - perfect place for any type of stay. Excellent hosts - mustn't forget to mention the spectacular views of the lake & mountains. Mike & Jacqui.

Georgina User Profile
September 2016
Awesome views, awesome location, awesome hosts!
Leigh User ProfileLeigh is a superhost.
Response from Leigh:
Thanks for you kind review Georgina, maybe see you again!
September 2016

Laura User Profile
August 2016
Beautiful view from the house which is lovely inside. Nice log fire and well equipped kitchen. Would definitely rush to return!
Leigh User ProfileLeigh is a superhost.
Response from Leigh:
Thank you for your kind review Laura, I am so glad all was well. Leigh
August 2016

Victoria User Profile
February 2016
Absolutely wonderful stay at Leigh and Brian's cottage on the hill. Leigh was very kind to drop us off to the restaurant we had booked for the evening - these guys go above and beyond for you! The house was very inviting and immaculate. We would really like to stay here again next time we're in Wanaka :)
Leigh User ProfileLeigh is a superhost.
Response from Leigh:
Thank you for your great review Tori, it was our pleasure to have you both here and look forward to you staying again.
February 2016

David User Profile
August 2017
If you want to wake up to stunning views, you won't be disappointed! Perfect for 2 people with a washer/dryer, well equipped kitchen, big gas barbecue and cosy wood fireplace. Best if you have a car or a bike to get to the grocery stores and the centre of Wanaka village. Highly recommended!

Christine User Profile
August 2017
A lovely cosy one bedroom house which was perfect for our needs . It was very well equipped for cooking meals and the wood fire kept us warm on those cold nights. It was spacious and there was plenty of storage.

Wanaka, New ZealandJoined in October 2015
Leigh User ProfileLeigh is a superhost.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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